Re: Is comp.lang.fortran dead?



On 12/5/2011 4:55 PM, Gib Bogle wrote:
On 6/12/2011 11:50 a.m., Terence wrote:
The reply to Glen and Dpb's query on WHY c-l-f gets the spam, is the
available statistics on "posters", which statistic is hugly
self-inflating
by spam posters



c.l.f is different from other ngs in this respect?

It's currently near the top of the list in total number of
posts per day, if you include the spam. Google Groups
provides a way to see the volume of each newsgroup that way,
but not a way to see it without that's already been reported
as abuse or what's already been verified as abuse.

It looks like several of us need to ask Google Groups
to modify their web pages for reporting total volume so
that they also show what's been reported as abuse for the
same time periods, and if they dare, also what's been
verified as abuse and made inaccessible to the public.

The total volume makes it very attractive to spammers and
their bosses, both of which should be declared no longer
human.

Robert Miles

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